FRED Interactive: Mind the Units

When building graphs with different types of data their units play a key role in data visualization and analysis. In this interactive lesson, students learn to use several FRED features that are key for understanding and visualizing data: formatting graphs and customizing the data units.

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Education Level: 9-12 College
Subjects: Economics Data Literacy
Concepts: Business Cycle Gross Domestic Product/GDP
Resource Types: Data Charts/Graphs Online Module
Languages: English